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Uniformity between GTK2/3 and QT/KDE with QT using GTK themes

Posted 07-04-2014 at 01:52 AM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 07-04-2014 at 01:54 AM by the dsc
Tags gtk, kde, q.t., theming

Whereas gtk-qt-engine doesn't work very well, that is, GTK can't be easily made to "simulate" QT/KDE themes, the converse seems to work very well, and apparently no additional package is needed for that, but QT alone, or actually just qtconfig-qt4, in order to set the QT/KDE* theme as "GTK+".

So one third of the problem of desktop uniformity is solved if you have one GTK2 (I believe it's GTK2, not 3, I'm not sure) theme that you find good enough to have both in...
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Possible bug with Debian's Konqueror/Dolphin/KDE and zip extraction, and how to fix

Posted 05-09-2014 at 02:39 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 05-10-2014 at 01:38 PM by the dsc
Tags bug, debian, kde, zip

I noticed that there was no longer the "extract" context submenu for zip files after one of the last updates. Then I went to check the ".desktop" files on /usr/share/kde4, and noticed that they had an editing mistake in the mimetype line:

Code:
MimeType= ... application/x-lzma-compressed-tar;application/zipapplication/x-deb; ...
I guess it was probably something related with deb packages, which must have edited this line and "forgot" to add the...
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SlackEX 14.1 64 bit with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton

Posted 01-10-2014 at 05:20 AM by exton (Exton's Blog)

I’ve made a new version of SlackEX Linux Live DVD based on Slackware 14.1, released 131107.

NEW FEATURES in version 140110 of SlackEX 14.1
I have replaced kernel 3.11.4-x86_64-exton with kernel 3.12.6-x86_64-exton with support for “extra everything”. KDE is downgraded from version 4.11.1 to version 4.10.5 - latest version i Slackware’s repositories. All other component software is also upgraded to the latest Slackware 14.1 version by now. I may mention in particular GParted...
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A runc script to create a debian repository

Posted 09-07-2013 at 07:25 PM by rainbowsally
Updated 09-07-2013 at 07:29 PM by rainbowsally (added link)

Today's Features
  • A debian package repository creator.
  • Testing runc as a shell function (direct execution of C/C++ code).

[See also "Run C/C++ code as a script" http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...script-35691/]

I took kubuntu for a spin (installed on an old computer) to see if I could convert it to mint after kubuntu was installed. The kubuntu installer was a little better.. by a mainingful notch, at least for the...
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Ditch Deja Vu Sans Condensed, use Liberation Sans, and be happy

Posted 03-09-2013 at 07:01 PM by the dsc (linux-related notes)
Updated 03-09-2013 at 07:02 PM by the dsc (gruesome spelling mistake)

I used to like the condensed variant of Deja Vu, which is the default font (in the regular variation) for many linux distributions/DEs I guess. I've always disliked the regular variant, I find it too wide, while the condensed is very nice to look at. It's quite a hassle to actually use it everywhere though, either the font is buggy, or the apps that read it are buggy. I think it's the former as other fonts with two "nested subtypes/variants" work (such as liberation). The GUI settings...
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